Offshore Platform - Irish Sea Pioneer
Platform Size - Small.
Platform Location - Irish Sea, location varies according to task being undertaken.
Condition - Good.
Hydrocarbon Output - None, used as a support Jack-Up Platform/ Flotel.
Maximum Persons On Board (POB) - 80.
Platform Operational - 1990s.
Offshore Welfare facilities (Internal) -
Recreational room is comfortable and has big-screen TV and a Wii games console.
There is an old boys mentality here. Freelance/Contract workers are not made very welcome with certain chairs seemingly 'belonging' to certain grizzled offshore folk.
Platform Emergency Drills - Evident and carried out weekly (usually on a Saturday or Sunday) and often includes lifeboat mobilisation (shy of launching).
Overview - Located in the Irish Sea sector of the North Sea the Irish Sea Pioneer is essential for an extra workforce to augment existing personnel in construction activities and shutdown work.
The energy company BHP is the owner and operator of this platform. Safety is taken seriously. The platform lies in the Orion Field of the North Sea. Safety features include the standard issue 'Davit' lifeboat system
OPR Rating - 5.5 / 10. To submit your additional review of the platform click here.